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April Birthstone: Diamond "A diamond is a chunk of coal that is made good under pressure." - Henry Kissinger   In addition to being the traditional birthstone for those born in April, the diamond is the gift of choice for the 60th and 75th wedding anniversaries. Today the diamond engagement ring is associated as the universal symbol of love and marriage. Diamonds are one of the most sought after and valuable gems on Earth.   Diamond Facts and History Many ancient cultures believed that diamonds gave the wearer strength and courage during battle. Some kings had even went as far as...

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Devon's Diamonds & Decor offers more than just jewelry. We carry a large selection of unique giftware and Judaica as well. Judaica is the term used for things pertaining to Jewish life and customs and we strive to carry only exclusive lines. Our Judaica items come from Israel, American Jewish artists and famous designers. The two main designers of Judaica that are displayed in our showroom are Gary Rosenthal and Michael Aram.    Some of the many beautiful Judaica items we carry are:  Mezuzahs    Menorahs for Hanukkah Seder plates for Passover Shabbat candleholders Apple & Honey dishes for Rosh Hashanah     Gifts for a...

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March Birthstone: Aquamarine   "The aquamarine... has the glassy tint of the waves of the sea." - Charles Blanc   Aquamarine is the official birthstone for those born in the month of March. It has been around for thousands of years. The name derives from the two Latin words aqua and marina. Aqua translates to “water" while marina translates to "of the sea”. The Romans and ancient mariners believed that aquamarine was used to calm waves and they wore the gemstone to keep safe while traveling at sea. Some people even believed that aquamarine came from a mermaids treasure chest. Aquamarine is not only the March birthstone but is the gem that is given as a present on...

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Need help choosing the perfect engagement ring setting? From traditional to modern, the setting you choose should reflect the personal style of your soon-to-be fiancee. This article was written to help guide you through the different setting styles that we have found to be the most popular.  The following make up the top categories of engagement ring setting styles: Solitaire, Halo-Style, Three-Stone, Diamond Accented and Vintage-Inspired.   Solitaire Engagement Ring Setting A solitaire engagement ring has one single diamond in the center. It gives the opportunity to show off the diamond in a setting that will never go out of style. Although the solitaire holds such...

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  Do you have jewelry that you don't want to part with, but aren't sure how to use? At Devon’s Diamonds & Decor, we believe that all jewelry is meant to be worn. Whether an inherited brooch from grandma or a ring that was purchased 20 years ago, so many people have those pieces of jewelry that are just sitting in their safe, jewelry box or hidden away in the back of their drawer. Although these items may be highly valuable or may even hold sentimental value, they are often out of style. At Devon's, our repurposed jewelry service lets you turn your old jewelry into a...

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